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Are you the Future Actuary Undergraduate of the Year?

We’re searching UK universities to find the Future Actuary of the Year. We’re looking for commercially minded students who aspire to an actuarial career with impact.


You could win a ten-week paid actuarial summer internship with Aon starting in June 2023. This will be rotational, giving you insights into wealth, general insurance and reinsurance. In addition, you’ll receive 1-2-1 mentoring from an actuarial colleague at associate partner level.

All finalists will all be assessed for Aon’s summer internship or industrial placement roles starting in 2023 as well as receiving Aon merchandise.

Applications for the targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2023 are now closed.

Introducing the 2023 finalists...

Aditi Nayak | The University of Warwick | Economics

Andre Soares | University of Strathclyde | Accounting and Finance

Anvita Maurya | University of Nottingham| Chemistry

Jonny Seagrave | University of St Andrews | Mathematics and Statistics

Leo Wass | Imperial College London| Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics

Liam Gettins | Imperial College London | Mathematics

Magdalena Georgieva | University of Bristol | Mathematics

Moyosola Oyebanji | University of Leicester | Mathematics and Actuarial Science

Sur Agrawal | University College London | Mathematics

Theo Sibtain | University of Bristol | Physics

What makes an award winner?

Our winner will have a real interest in pursuing an actuarial career: Aon has designed this award to help aspiring actuaries launch their careers through valuable paid work experience and mentoring opportunities. You’ll need to be studying a numerical degree such as maths, actuarial science or another STEM subject. You will also have:

  • strong communication and analytical skills
  • commercial awareness
  • the drive to deliver excellent work
  • lots of ambition and an enthusiastic approach
  • the ability to form positive relationships

Our winner should also be able to articulate how they share Aon’s values, which are the foundation of everything it does:

  • committed as one firm to its purpose
  • united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team
  • passionate about making colleagues and clients successful.

How do I win?


Register your details online and answer the three questions set by Aon.

Must be completed by 30.01.23

Online tests

Receive an email inviting you to sit two online tests designed exclusively by our partner SHL.

Must be completed by 30.01.23

Submit by 30.01.23

Your details must be submitted and all online tests completed by 30 January 2023.

If you are successful in getting through to the next stage, you will hear from us by 28 February 2023.

Assessment centre

If you pass the online tests and successfully make it to the next stage your application will be reviewed by Aon. Successful candidates will be invited to a 1.5 day assessment centre at Aon's London office on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February.

Grand final

The final shortlist of ten students will be invited to the awards ceremony on 21 April 2023, where the award winners will be announced.

Aon and the Future Actuary of the Year Award

Aon exists to shape decisions for the better – to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world. We provide our clients with advice and solutions that give them the clarity and confidence to make better decisions to protect and grow their business.

Each year, we welcome university students onto our summer internship programme and our 12-month industrial placement programme, as well as recruiting more than 200 students onto our graduate programme. These roles are spread across a number of business areas including actuarial, investment, insurance & reinsurance and cyber-security.

Find out more about Aon here and here.

Why are we partnering this award?

At Aon we want to attract, retain and develop diverse talent, passionate about pursuing an actuarial consulting career. We offer actuarial consulting opportunities for talented undergraduates and graduates across our business in the UK, including retirement, general insurance and reinsurance. That is why we are partnering with the Future Actuary of the Year Award 2023.

We are looking forward to meeting you through our recruitment process. The top ten students will also have the opportunity to join our award-winning intern development programme as well as other prizes..

If you are considering an actuarial career, this is a great way to get started and make decisions about where you’d like your career to take you.